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A Newer Cozier Brand – Part II

Since we’re equal partners in life as well as business we knew we wanted to change our name. Eric isn’tView full post »

Marriage Monday | Investing in Our Marriage

I don’t remember when Eric first said it. Well, that’s not exactly true, I know it was during a date nightView full post »

Kathleen and Daniel | Engaged | Maymont, Richmond

For a while it seemed like every time we shot a wedding or engagement session at Maymont Gardens it was destined to beView full post »

Best of 2014 – Rings

Rings get their own category. Not because we take good ring shots, but because rings are special. SymbolicallyView full post »

Best of 2014 | Getting Ready

No matter how many weddings we photograph I’m always amazed by the getting ready portion of the day. I never knowView full post »

Best of 2014 | Engagements

I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t been putting off my 2014 review posts just a bit. Mainly because I knew itView full post »

Soirée at the Square

The fabulous people at Ava Laurenne Bride asked us if we would document their “Soirée at the Square” eventView full post »

Rachel and Sal – A Fredericksburg Engagement Session

Engagement sessions are always so funny to me, because often our couples are MORE nervous for this than they are forView full post »

A Newer Cozier Brand – Part I

Way back, a little over 4 months ago, before we had hired Braizen we sat down and talked about who we are. Or moreView full post »

Life Hacks – Christmas Card Edition

So this post is a just a little off-topic, but bear with me for a minute. We’ve been crazy horrendously busy theView full post »

Caitlin and Jamal | Married | Fredericksburg, Va

Their cake topper officially told everyone that it was the “Best Day Ever”, and I have to agree! WatchingView full post »

Disney World 2014!

I can’t imagine that anyone who follows me doesn’t know that we just spent the last 6 days at Disney World.View full post »


Genuine smiles and happiness make for amazing pictures.  The more fun and laughter on your wedding day the better,View full post »

Branding Teaser

Things are starting to really take shape here on the rebranding front. Braizen has been hard at work translating who weView full post »

Giving Thanks

In a time of rushing around, whether it be for shopping, or traveling, (or in my case finishing up our busy season),View full post »

Rachel and Taylor | Engaged | Tappahannock, Va

For today’s engagement session a fair amount of credit has to go to Rachel. She chose the location, outfits, andView full post »